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Russell Jacobs

Russell Jacobs is a writer, environmental educator, fisherman, birder, and all-around nature guy from New York City. His writing is focused on the ecologies of urban environments, and has appeared in Slate, Urban Omnibus, the Rockaway Wave, and the Rockaway Times.


Meet the Prickly Pear, New York City’s Resilient Native Cactus

Naturally, the prickly pear's success in NYC depends on real estate: "It’s location, location, location."

November 5, 2022